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Cover Specs
Peter G
Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 9:57 PM
Joined: 4/1/2015
Posts: 2

I am ready to upload a manuscript, but I have a friend who is designing a custom cover for me. Are there any design specifications for covers of BookCountry ebooks? Width, height, pixels, megabyte maximum? Thank you.
Amber Wolfe
Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 11:28 PM

Hi, Peter. Welcome to Book Country


Yes, there are specifications for Cover upload. They are:


Acceptable file formats: PG (.jpg), GIF (.gif) or PNG (.png)


Maximum File Size: 20 MB


Color Space: RGB (not CMYK)


Resolution: 200 pixels per inch, though 300 pixels per inch is recommended


Recommended Proportions: 1400 x 2100 pixels


Minimum Width: 1400 pixels


Minimum Height: 2100


Copyright: You must either own the copyright or be able to provide written permission from the creator (artist, photographer, etc.) in order to use the work on your eBook's cover


Text Restrictions: You can include the Title, Subtitle, or author name in your uploaded cover image, plus text such as endorsements or illustrator credit is acceptable


Logo Free: Logos from another publisher or company are not allowed


Hope that helps you.



Peter G
Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2015 12:47 AM
Joined: 4/1/2015
Posts: 2

Thanks that is exactly what I needed!
Lucy Silag - Book Country Director
Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2015 10:41 AM
Joined: 6/7/2013
Posts: 1356

Hi Peter!


Welcome to Book Country! Looking forward to seeing your cover that your friend designed for your book.


Thanks, Amber, for helping out!


Let me know if you need any assistance as you find your way around Book Country!






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